Since Derek Vincent Smith has made such a stead climb over the years, making his way up from theaters to arenas, such as 1STBANK Center, where he's playing a pair of dates on New Year's, it's easy to take for granted that everybody knows who he is and holds him in high regard. As evidenced by this comment from HipsterDickCheese, who posted our comment of the day, clearly this is not the case:
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